Perhaps because the original opening session on October 10 had been cancelled, the new chair of UC San Diego's Academic Senate, Joel Sobel, started the assembly's business quickly and efficiently on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
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UC San Diego’s proud tradition of supporting veterans was embraced Thursday at the twelfth annual Veterans Association Recognition Ceremony. At the event, Chuck Massy, a business officer at RIMAC Arena who formally served in the U.S. Navy, was honored with the Veteran of the Year award for his strong commitment to community service.
The UC San Diego Rady School of Management today announced that Professor Ayelet Gneezy is the recipient of this year’s Robert B. Cialdini Award for excellence in a published field study.
More than two billion people around the world do not have access to emergency and essential surgical care. The results are devastating, leading to more than 500,000 maternal deaths and more than 5 million fatalities associated with everyday injuries such as road traffic accidents and burns. This lack of surgical care is arguably a top killer around the world but mostly ignored by organizations that can affect positive change.
When a bacterial cell divides into two daughter cells and those two cells divide into four more daughters, then 8, then 16 and so on, the result, biologists have long assumed, is an eternally youthful population of bacteria. Bacteria, in other words, don’t age—at least not in the same way all other organisms do.
Richard Hong, ERC, ’11, was recently awarded the 2011 Undergraduate Research Award by the Forum on Education Abroad for his innovative research on migrants making dangerous treks through Mexico from Central America.
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